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SwingamaThing: Yorkshire Swing Band for Hire

Repertoire

The following is a selection of the songs we play.

  • Ain't Nobody Here but us Chicken
  • Greasy
  • Oh Baby
  • In the Mood
  • Is You Is, Or Is You Ain't My Baby
  • I got Rhythm
  • Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
  • Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
  • It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
  • Undecided
  • It Don't Mean a thing (if it ain't got that swing)/King of the swingers
  • All of Me
  • All Right, Ok, You Win
  • All that Meat and No Potatoes
  • Do Right
  • Fever
  • I'm in the mood for Love
  • Blue Turning Grey over You
  • I'm Confessin'
  • Love Me or Leave Me
  • Why do I?
  • Bring Me Sunshine
  • I'm beginning to see the Light
  • As Long as I Live
  • Joshua Fit the walls
  • Foggy Day
  • It Ain't what you do
  • Autumn Leaves
  • Bring Me Sunshine
  • Estrad Swing 
  • Swinging on Nothing
  • Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree
  • Let's Fall in Love
  • Love me or Leave Me
  • Minnie the Moocher
  • A Nightingale Sang in Barclay Square
  • All That Meat and No Potatoes/ It ain't what you do
  • As Long as I Live
  • Smile
  • Blue Turning Grey Over You
  • Don't get around much anymore
  • I'm in the Mood for Love
  • Pennies from Heaven
  • Swing is the Thing
  • Sheik of Araby

Seasonal

  • Rudolph
  • Jingle Bells
  • We Three Kings
  • Santa Baby
  • Auld Lang Syne
  • Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
  • Let it Snow

Musical influences

Gershwin, Cole Porter, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Billie Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, Peggy Lee, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Lee Morgan, Blue Mitchell, Buddy Rich, Freddie Green, Herb Ellis...